leadership welcomed this step and anticipated an alliance being forged with their organization that bodes well for the future (Samet et al.
In addition, it proposes core clinical competencies for all physicians, based on important work that has been done by a number of organizations over the past 30 years (AMA, 1979; Lewis, 1994; AMERSA
, 2002a, 2002b).
To form AMERSA
, the Career Teachers joined with faculty from nursing, psychology, social work and other health professions.